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A UK general practitioner who was convicted of killing 15 women largely with lethal injections of heroin. Some believing the number was even higher
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Shipman happened upon Taylor in mile one of his four-mile trek.
The programmes examine why Shipman, a trusted and wellrespected doctor, killed his patients and how he got away with murder for 27 years.
In 25 years as a family doctor, Shipman murdered at least 215 of his trusting patients - 171 women and 44 men.
Prosecutors say she sprayed Shipman with pepper spray in an attempt to kidnap her.
Shipman, Britain's worst serial killer, was jailed for life in 2000 for murdering 15 elderly patients in Hyde, Greater Manchester.
The video footage broadcast on the Internet will horrify Wayne, 20 - and has sickened relatives and friends of people twisted Shipman killed.
He specifically criticised decisions made in relation t o Shipman under the prison privileges scheme, which meant the former Greater Manchester GP was not able t o ring his wife Primrose.
Shipman is thought to have killed more than 250 of his patients - most elderly women - although he was only convicted of 15murders.
Shipman, who murdered at least 250 patients, used a ligature of torn bed sheets to hang himself in his cell at HMP Wakefield on January 13 last year, a day before his 58th birthday.
Serial-killer medic Harold Shipman told an officer at Frankland Prison in Durham City he intended to kill himself more than a year before he took his own life, an inquest heard.
Killer gp Harold Shipman copyrighted his letters and prison diary in a bid to stop inmates selling them to the Press, an inquest heard yesterday.
KILLER GP Harold Shipman gave no indication before his death that he would harm himself, his widow confirmed to an inquest jury today.